Some Legal Aspects of Sedimentation

by C. E. Busby,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 4, Pg. 151-180

Document Type: Journal Paper


Legal aspects of sedimentation, of interest to the engineer, geologist, and soil scientist, are presented. The paper concerns rights in land, as deposited sediment and rights to water, as containing or transporting sediment. It also contains the rights to be free from undue damage caused by artificial changes in the movement and effects of water, involving sedimentation as a process.

Subject Headings: Legal affairs | Sediment | Sediment transport | Water rights | Geology | Soil water movement

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